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Vietnam Airlines baggage policy and allowance

Vietnam Airlines

200 Nguyen Son Street., Ha Noi, Long Bien, Vietnam, 100000

+842 4373 2732


Founded - 1956

Key people - Duong Tri Thanh


Vietnam Airlines

Vietnam Airlines baggage limit informations

Carry on luggage weight: 8kg to 10kg
Carry on luggage Size: 45 inches
Checked In Baggage size: 62 inches
Checked In Baggage weight: 20kg to 23kg
Prohibited items: Hoverboards,Fireworks,Bleach and, Firearms.

Vietnam Airlines Baggage Allowance and Fees

Are you planning to fly with Vietnam Airlines? Find solutions you need to know about Vietnam Airlines baggage allowance, fees and charges and restrictions.

Carry-On Baggage

Vietnam Airlines passengers are permitted to bring on board the aircraft one piece of cabin baggage, plus one personal item, such as a briefcase, camera bag or small backpack. Your carry-on baggage should fit into the Vietnam Airlines overhead bins or under the seat in front of you.

Carry-on baggage cannot exceed 114 centimetres in combined width, length and height; this includes any wheels and handles– with the exception of some of the musical instruments that fit in the Vietnam Airlines overhead compartment space or under-seat space available at the time of boarding.

Baggage must meet carry-on size limits of Vietnam Airlines.

Due to limited overhead space, Vietnam Airlines passengers travelling on flights with 50 seats or less are only permitted to carry one personal item on board the Vietnam Airlines aircraft.

Limits apply to certain routes. Visit the Vietnam Airlines website for more information.


No maximum weight applies to carry-on baggage.

However, this varies across airports. Visit the Vietnam Airlines website for more information.

Checked Baggage

When travelling with Vietnam Airlines, the most common fees for passengers travelling in a domestic, Vietnam Airlines may charge some of the extra fees for extra baggage the information given on Vietnam Airlines official site

This may vary between routes. Visit the Vietnam Airlines website for more information.

Excess Baggage

When travelling with Vietnam Airlines, separate excess baggage fees are applied for each limitation you exceed size, weight and quantity. Generally, this varies between geographic regions. Please visit the Vietnam Airlines website for more information and exact fees.

Special Items

Vietnam Airlines permit a wide range of sporting equipment and special baggage on Vietnam Airlines flights. Due to the size of the baggage, some of the items may be counted as standard checked bags. However, Vietnam Airlines will be considered overweight or oversized items. As such, charges and certain restrictions will apply by Vietnam Airlines. Please visit the Vietnam Airlines website directly.

Vietnam Airlines on and bringing pets on board.

Dogs, cats and household birds (birds are only allowed on domestic Vietnam flights) can be carried on-board for $125 one way to/ from most destinations. The fee is $200 for travel outside the Vietnam.

The pets must fit within a carrier box that, in turn, fits under the seat in front. The carrier counts as one piece of Vietnam Airlines carry-on luggage.

Vietnam Airlines baggage policy and allowance FAQ's

☞ What is Vietnam Airlines' checked baggage / hold luggage policy?

Vietnam Airlines' standard checked baggage / hold luggage policy details follow:

  • 2 bags standard, up to 10 bags maximum (up to 4 bags on Vietnam Airlines Connection)
  • Maximum dimensions: 62 inches or 157 centimeters (length + width + height).
  • Maximum weight: 50 pounds or 23 kilograms.

Excess baggage fees
Checking excess baggage, meaning three or more bags per passenger, on Vietnam Airlines flights will cost $85-$95 per bag.

Overweight baggage fees
Overweight and Oversized bags is considered any bag weighing more than 50lbs. The fees for checking overweight baggage on Vietnam Airlines are charged in addition to any standard, excess or oversized baggage fees. Bags weighing more than 99lbs are not accepted as checked luggage on Vietnam Airlines.

Oversized baggage fees
Most bags with a sum of weight, length, and height of larger than 62 inches will be considered oversized. Vietnam Airlines oversized baggage fees are charged in addition to any standard, excess, or overweight fee.

☞ Are there fees for baggage on Vietnam Airlines?

Yes, fees might apply. They are determined by the type of fare you purchased, your destination, if you are an active Vietnam military personnel and/or dependent, if you have status with Vietnam Airlines' frequent flyer program, status with an affiliated carrier, or if you have a Vietnam Airlines sponsored credit/charge card.

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